Sunday, August 20, 2017 – 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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A House for All Peoples

A HOUSE FOR ALL PEOPLES By Father Morgan V. Rice, CSB The first reading from Isaiah ends with the Lord’s saying, “My house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples” (56:7). The psalm echoes that notion of all people offering prayer to God in the response, “Let the peoples praise you, O […]


It goes without saying that there are many people here at St. Basil’s that help to keep things running smoothly every weekend. From Lectors to Eucharistic Ministers, Altar Servers to Ministers of Hospitality, these individuals lend a helping hand in order to enable us to join in prayer. A special thank you goes out to those who help us already. We are currently in need of new individuals for all Liturgical Ministries. If you are curious about any of these liturgical ministries, please speak with Michael directly following Mass or reach out via email at


Are you planning to have your child baptized at St. Basil’s, or have you been recently asked to serve as a Godparent? Please note that our parish’s baptismal preparation classes will begin again this fall, taking place on the following dates:

  • August 26, 2017
  • September 30, 2017
  • October 28, 2017
  • November 25, 2017

To register for a class or to get more information, please email


A special welcome to Dons from the University of St. Michael’s College who are joining us this Sunday at the 4:30PM Mass. These individuals help facilitate the transition for 1st year students whether they live in residence, or commute to campus. On Sunday, September 3 at 4:30pm, we welcome all students from the USMC community to join us for the Academic Year 2017-2018 welcome Mass.

PRAY FOR THE SICK, especially, Cathy Angus, Mary O’Brien, Claire Fidler, Kam Fung Tem, Angel Martinez, Margaret-Mary McKenzie, Joe Torres, Rita Moran, Celerina Agpoon, Bernice Casey, Concha Gaeitereiro, Clare DeMello, Erika Farncomb, Filomena La Rocca, Joseph Troncone, Hai Luen Liu, Neil McCormack, Barbara MacMahon-Firestone, and Alexander Wu.

PRAY FOR THE DECEASED, especially, Nicholas Volk and Geri Keays.


Please note during July and August, we publish our bulletin on a bi-weekly basis.

Please remember to take a bulletin home with you after Mass to stay in touch with parish and wider University of St. Michael’s College community events.

The next John Ford Food Drive will take place on September 2nd and 3rd. Although any contributions are most welcome, our parish’s community outreach ministries are most in need of the following items:

  • Canned Tuna, Canned Chicken, Canned diced tomatoes
  • Mayonnaise
  • Canned kidney bean, chickpeas
  • Rotini-style pasta
  • Brown rice
  • Chicken bouillon
  • Soft granola bars
  • Fruit cups
  • Muffin mixes, muffin liners
  • Any canned fruit
  • Any cookies
  • Male & Female deodorant, soft soap, warm winter socks

Archdiocesan Events: 175th Anniversary

Pilgrimage to Martyrs’ Shrine

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Martyrs’ Shrine, Midland


All are welcome to join Cardinal Thomas Collins for an Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Martyrs’ Shrine in celebration of the 175th anniversary of our archdiocese. The gathering will include the Rosary, Mass with Cardinal Collins, and personal time to visit the shrine grounds. Visit www.archtoronto/175 for more information.

Prayers for Peace: Ecumenical Prayer Service

Sunday, September 10, 2017

St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica, Toronto


All are welcome to join as we remember victims of violence, terror, and persecution around the world, especially our Christian brothers and sisters in Egypt and throughout the Middle East.


August 20th – August 26th  

SUNDAY 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time 
9:00AM Waverley Eugene (liv.)
10:30AM Pro Populo
12:00PM Maria Miller (liv.)
4:30PM Amelia (+) & Boleslaw (+)
MONDAY Saint Pius X, Pope
7:30AM Bernt Carstens (+)
12:10PM Stephanie Rodrigues (+)
TUESDAY Queenship of Blessed Virgin Mary
7:30AM Catherine Sandrasagra (liv.)
12:10PM Elizabeth Anne MacDonald (+), Myriam Scoppio (+), Maria Myung & Family (liv.)
7:30AM Hyung Bum Myung (+)
12:10PM Christina Fratchko & Aria (liv.)
THURSDAY Saint Bartholomew
7:30AM Florin Tudor (liv.)
12:10PM Joaquim & Maria Russo (+)
12:10PM Bessie, Horney, and Julia Goldy (+)
5:00PM Paolo & Paolo Jr. Scoppio (+)

Are you able to make contributions to the bulletin? Please contact our Social & Community Coordinator, Michael for more information.